‘Lighting the Fire of freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’ travels to Toronto, Canada

To celebrate the Birth Centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50th year of Bangladesh, Lighting the Fire of Freedom: Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman exhibition from Dhaka Art Summit 2020, is travelling to Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada. The first iteration of the exhibition in 2020, was produced by Samdani Art Foundation and the Centre for Research and Information (CRI) in partnership with ICT Division and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, during the Mujib 100 year. The exhibition was also visited by our Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with her family. (more…)

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All you need to know about Bangladesh’s climate prosperity plan

Bangladesh has an excellent track record in climate resilience. Climate vulnerabilities has made Bangladeshi policymakers align the climate actions with national development policies. The country’s climate action is reflected in its policies, development strategies and diplomatic charm-offensive.  (more…)

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Hasina The Vision

Sheikh Hasina is the longest serving prime minister of Bangladesh. In successive terms she has steered the country through a period of record growth and socio-economic transformation. This CRI publication…

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Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975

On August 17, 2021, Centre for Research and Information (CRI) organized a webinar "Shockwaves of Assassination: South Asia 1975" which reflected on the darkest chapter that unfolded with the assassination…

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How the promise of a newly-independent Bangladesh was hijacked by the military junta

Who was Mujib? 

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was one of the post-colonial leaders who were able to inspire people to make a fresh mark on the world map. In the 1950s and 60s, he led the challenging struggle for a democratic alternative to colonial dominance by the then West Pakistan, and subsequently for the independence of Bangladesh in 1971.  (more…)

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Fourth issue of WhiteBoard looks at Bangladesh’s innovation journey

CRI launched the fourth issue of its flagship policy magazine ‘WhiteBoard’ on 17 June 2021. The issue of the second quarter of 2021 focuses on innovation and financial inclusion policy issues in Bangladesh. It also explores the potential next steps for the country’s innovation journey. With the launch of this issue WhiteBoard completes its first year.

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What milestones have Bangladesh crossed in 50 years

Bangladesh marks 50 years of its independence. The independence was earned through a hard-fought bloody war against Pakistan in 1971. The golden jubilee of independence is the biggest milestone for…

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